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#Devastation

# devastation - Friday 22 September, 2017

'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33

Maria has been blamed for at least 33 deaths, including 15 in Dominica, three in Haiti and two in Guadeloupe.

# devastation - Friday 1 September, 2017

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims

The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.

# devastation - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

PICTURES: The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on Texas Devastation This post contains videos

PICTURES: The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on Texas

The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# devastation - Friday 21 July, 2017

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

# devastation - Monday 19 June, 2017

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire

At least 62 people died as the fire swept through central Portugal at the weekend.

# devastation - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Ecuador earthquake: At least 233 dead as rescue efforts begin

The country was hit by the massive earthquake at around 1am Irish time.

# devastation - Friday 8 January, 2016

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

# devastation - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Michelin closure 'apocalyptic' news for almost 900 workers

The company’s factory in Ballymena is set to close by 2018.

# devastation - Sunday 9 August, 2015

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"

It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

# devastation - Saturday 8 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon Taiwan This post contains images

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon

Torrential rain and high wind of up to 147 miles per hour battered the island.

# devastation - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

# devastation - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

# devastation - Friday 7 March, 2014

Storm repair funding announced for 11 more counties

A total of €70 million has been allocated to help local authorities repair roads and restore coastal protection.

# devastation - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge This kid is seriously disappointed with iOS7 Devastation

This kid is seriously disappointed with iOS7

Change is not good, change is bad.

# devastation - Friday 24 May, 2013

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria War

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria

Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.

# devastation - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Photos: 'Devastation' at scene of fertiliser plant explosion in Texas

Police have confirmed there are fatalities but have not yet said exactly how many people have died in the blast.

# devastation - Monday 15 April, 2013

Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts Boston Marathon This post contains images

Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts

Associated Press photographer captured emergency services workers scrambling to aid the dozens harmed in the blasts.

Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions Boston Marathon This post contains videos

Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions

Videos show the explosion and its immediate aftermath. Warning: Viewers may find some footage distressing.